Held Up

Held Up - Christopher Radmann A book set in South Africa, it starts of with a normal guy picking up his new BMW. He is held up on a slipway and his new car is stolen.So far, so bad.Then he remembers his 9 month old daughter, Chantal, is in the car still. Him and his wife go through hell and back in the initial days following her abduction, and slowly their live fall apart. He plumbs the depth of his brutality to get a lead as to where she has gone, and tries to follow a lead that evaporates all too quickly.Following the destruction of his marriage and life he drops out of society and ends up in the ghetto. He is helped by an immigrant from Zimbabwe and slowly learns to stand on his own two feet, before reaching out to help others lift from their despair. In the process he re-discovers himself.Does he find Chantal? You’ll have to read it to find out.

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